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Tampa Cancels Watch Party Amidst Safety Concerns

Published April 29, 2023 at 6:06 PM

Tonight, the Tampa Bay Lightning, who typically enjoy great weather, are facing a potential safety concern. Due to a tornado warning issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), the team has made the decision to cancel a highly anticipated watch party.

In the interest of public safety, the Lightning released a statement announcing the cancellation of the Plaza Watch Party. The statement encourages people to stay safe and ends with a spirited "Go Bolts!"

«In the interest of public safety, tonight's Plaza Watch Party has been cancelled due to the Tornado Warning issued by the NWS. Please stay safe Tampa Bay and Go Bolts!»

The cancellation of the watch party has raised questions about whether or not the game itself can continue. It is unclear if it will be safe for fans to attend the Amalie Arena. As a result, fans will need to stay alert for updates about the game's status.

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Tampa Cancels Watch Party Amidst Safety Concerns

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